Charles J. Carter Named New AISC VP of Engineering and Research
April 17, 2008 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
Charles J. Carter, P.E., S.E., has been named Vice President and Chief Structural Engineer for the American Institute of Steel Construction.
Carter joined AISC in 1991 as a staff engineer and for the past seven years has been the Institute's Chief Structural Engineer.
has been a leader and active participant in the ongoing development of AISC's Specifications, Code of Standard Practice, and Steel Construction Manual.
is a frequent speaker at steel and structural engineering conferences and well-known for his
technical papers in Engineering Journal
and articles in Modern Steel Construction magazine
also is one of the authors of AISC Design Guides 9: Torsional Analysis of Structural Steel Members and 13: Stiffening of Wide-Flange Columns at Moment Connections.
"Charlie is incredibly knowledgeable about steel design and construction," explained Roger Ferch, AISC's President.
was instrumental in helping to make the Code a consensus document that works not just for fabricators but also for structural engineers, contractors, architects, erectors, and detailers," Ferch said.
Carter succeeds his mentor Louis F. Geschwindner, an emeritus professor at The Pennsylvania State University, who joined AISC as Vice President of Engineering and Research in 2002.
can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and Geschwindner can be reached at email@example.com.